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News number: 8809060554

16:08 | 2009-11-27

Defence

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Commander Terms Scale of Soft Warfare Greater Than Military Threats

TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGG) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari on Thursday underlined that the dimensions of soft warfare are much greater than military threats.



In soft warfare the purpose of enemy is to undermine individuals' beliefs and influence their mind, Jafari told reporters.

He also added the view that Basij (volunteer forces) should only confront military threats or physical violence is being revised, MNA reported.

The senior commander said Basij should play its role in the face of "soft threats".